Prior to that, Mr. Kucher served as Chairman & CEO of Manex Entertainment, the company responsible for providing the Academy Award winning visual effects for the Hollywood blockbuster feature films : “The Matrix” and “What Dreams May Come”.
Senior Managing Director
Gary Kucher is a Co-Founder and the General Partner of the Mongolia Fund. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Greece Growth Group, Hellas Resorts and Tengri Capital Management and is the Chairman of the Board for Immersion Gate Entertainment. Mr. Kucher is a seasoned executive with numerous appointments, directorships and consulting roles with both public and private companies. He has hands-on experienced with operation in hotel & casinos, real estate development, mining, oil & gas, international operations, advertising, filmed entertainment, technology and venture capital. He has a strong background in investment banking having held privileged securities licenses: Series 7 and Series 24. He has provided consulting services for business acquisitions and other commercial finance transactions to financial and strategic buyers, stock offerings, spin-offs, leveraged buy-outs and joint ventures. He has sourced and executed M&A deals for leading companies and selected venture investments.
Mr. Kucher also currently serves as CEO of Mongolia Holdings Inc., a US publicly listed company and Mongolia Meats. He previously served as CEO of Branded Media Corporation in New York City and as Chairman of the Board for its wholly owned subsidiary, the Executive Media Network. He has executed a variety of financing transactions with banks and other institutions including non-traditional lenders and private equity.
He previously served as CEO of Gary Player Golf, and was a partner in Los Angeles Steel, a cold rolled steel operation. Mr. Kucher built and ran two fully-licensed casinos in Colorado: the "Elk Creek Casino" & "Turf Club Casino". He is an accomplished executive with almost 30 years experience leading successful growth initiatives, turnaround strategies and startup companies. He's a results-oriented decisive leader with proven success in new market identification and strategic market positioning for large and small organizations. Mr. Kucher has a track record of increasing sales and growing the bottom line while spearheading operational improvements to drive productivity and cost reductions. He has always excelled in dynamic, demanding environments.
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